Watchdog questions if top Haaland attorney committed , ‘egregious’ violation of federal law

Alteran Contributor, The Alteran

A government principles guard dog Tuesday submitted a complaint with the Department of the Interior, asking the inspector general to check out whether a high-ranking official committed an “outright violation of principles commitments.”

The watchdog, Protect the Public’s Trust declared that in June 2021, Daniel Cordalis, Deputy Solicitor for Water Resources at the Department of the Interior, which is headed by former New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland, had actually rescinded a Jan. 2021 memo relating to the collection of user charges connected with the Central Valley Project Improvement Act.

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